January 30, 2013

Songwon Art Center (Click HERE to view all)

Flower Cushion (Click HERE to view all)

4 Courtyards 
November 22, 2012

4 Courtyards has been completed!

We will update this building in the Project Section, ASAP!

KIRA Korean Architecture Award 2012 , Grand Prize : Daum Space.1 
October 23, 2012

Daum Space .1 received the Grand Prize of the KIRA Korean Architecture Award 2012.

매스스터디스의 제주 다음사옥 Daum Space.1이 2012 한국건축문화대상
준공건축물부문의 민간부문 대상을 수상했습니다.

2012 한국건축문화대상展 (2012 Korean Architecture Award)

기간 : 2012. 10. 23. (Tue) ∼ 2012. 10. 26 (Fri)
장소 : COEX 3F Hall C

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KIA 2012 Architecture of The Year Best 7 : Daum Space.1  
October 19, 2012

Mass Studies' Daum Space.1 has just been announced '2012 Architecture of The Year Best 7', KIA.

The KIA Award was established in 1979, KIA highest honor recognizes the seven best examples of Architecture completed each year.

매스스터디스의 제주 다음사옥 Daum Space.1이 한국건축가협회 '2012 올해의 건축Best7'에 선정되었습니다.

2012 대한민국건축문화제 (2012 KIA Convention & Exhibition)

주제 :'건축, 과학을 말하다' (Architecture&Science)
기간 : 2012. 10. 19. (Fri) ∼ 2012. 10. 23 (Tue)
장소 : 대전 엑스포시민광장 무빙쉘터
(Expo Plaza 'Moving Shelter', Daejeon, Korea)

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Songwon Art Space  
October 19, 2012

Songwon Art Space has been completed!

We will update this Gallery in the Project section, Asap!

October 4, 2012

SPAP 2012 Vacant House (Click HERE to view all)

SZHK Biennale 2011: (N)ON Facade (Click HERE to view all)

Daum Space Masterplan & Daum Space.1 (Click HERE to view all)

DOMUS #960 
August 2, 2012

Two of Mass Studies’ recently completed projects, Daum Headquarters and Vacant House, have been featured on the current issue of Domus.

Along with the article on the projects, the issue includes an editorial piece written by Min-Suk Cho.

Issue 960, July/August 2012.

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March 9, 2012

New project has been added!

Different but Same Houses (Click HERE to view all)

December 15, 2011

KIST Global Guesthouse (Click HERE to view all)

Rotterdam Erasmus Student Pavilion (Click HERE to view all)

Paju 13 Bridge: Gokjik-kyo (Click HERE to view all)

Amorepacific HQ (Click HERE to view all)

MOCA (Click HERE to view all)

2011 shenzhen & hong kong bi-city biennale of urbanism \ architecture 
December 15, 2011

Mass Studies is one of the twelve teams participating in the "Street" exhibition for the 2011 Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale!

Location: Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
Duration: Dec.08, 2011 ~ Feb.18, 2012

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Gwangju Design Biennale 2011 
April 12, 2011

Minsuk Cho and Anthony Fontenot will be curating the "Named Design" exhibition of the Gwangju Design Biennale 2011. This biennale's main theme is Dogadobisangdo: Design is design is not design.

Directors: Seung H-Sang, Ai Weiwei

Academy and Thematic Installation: Pai Hyungmin
Named Design: Minsuk Cho, Anthony Fontenot
Unnamed Design: Brendan McGetrick
Urban Follies: Kim Youngjun, Ramon Prat
Community: Beatrice Galilee, Helen Hejung Choi
Biennale City: Francisco Sanin, Jaejun Lee

Location: Gwangju Biennale Hall
Duration: Sept 2, 2011 ~ Oct 23, 2011
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Korea Pavilion Wins Silver Medal 
November 4, 2010

An international commission made up of representatives of the Bureau International des Expositions (B.I.E.) awarded the Korea Pavilion with the Silver Medal in the Pavilion Design category for the Expo 2010 Shanghai!

Expo Awards
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December 7, 2009

3 photographers have taken photographs of our recently finished S-trenue:

Photography by Iwan Baan (Click HERE to view all)

Photography by Yong-Kwan Kim (Click HERE to view all)

Photography by Kyungsub Shin (Click HERE to view all)

August 8, 2009

We invite you to join us for a research workshop (Working title: Mass Anyang Studies), at the office of Mass Studies.

Led by Minsuk Cho of Mass Studies and in affiliation with APAP 2010 (Anyang Public Art Project, set to open in October 2010), the focus of the research will be about Anyang and urban development in Korea in general. The workshop will be a team effort in preparation for the APAP in which Mass Studies will be participating, and the result of this workshop will be fabricated from May 2010 until the start of APAP 2010 in October.

There will be a series of local and international guest critics of architecture and urbanism, and run parallel to the events for the APAP 2010, led by Kyong Park, the artistic director.

Duration: September 2009~end of April 2010
Location: Mass Studies office (Seoul, Korea)
Schedule: Aug. 2009: Team selection (foreign residents will be selected by the 19th, to allow time for mobilization)
Sep.-Dec. 2009: Research
Jan.-Apr. 2010: Proposal
Participants: 5-10 people

* The meeting dates are flexible, but preference is given to those with flexible daytime hours.
*As a non-profit research project, we cannot pay you besides reimbursements for your expenses.

Anyone interested should send a short resume and portfolio to: office@massstudies.com

매스스터디스에서 운영하는 리서치 워크샵 (가제: Mass Anyang Studies)에 관심있는 여러분의 지원을 받습니다.

조민석대표가 이끌며 APAP (안양공공예술프로젝트, 2010 10월 개시 예정)와 함께하는 워크샵으로, 연구대상은 안양과 한국의 도시개발에 관한 것이 될 것입니다. 이 워크샵은 매스스터디스가 참여하게된 APAP 2010을 위한 준비가 되는 공동작업으로, 이 연구 내용을 바탕으로 제안된 결과물은 2010 5월부터 6개월간 제작될 예정입니다.

국내/외 건축가, 도시전문가들의 크리틱이 수차례 비정기적으로 있을 예정이며,
박경 예술감독님이 진행하고 있는 APAP 2010와 관련된 크고 작은 준비행사들과 병행하여 진행될 것입니다.

워크샵 기간 : 2009년 9월부터 2010년 4월 말까지
장소 : 서울 한남동의 매스스터디스 사무실
일정 : 2009 8월 - 팀 구성 (해외거주자들은 19일까지 선택될 예정입니다)
2009 9~12월 - Research
2010 1~4월 - Proposal
모집인원 : 5~10명

* 시간은 필요에따라 탄력적으로 운영이 될 것이나 낮시간이 자유로우신 분들을 선호합니다.
* 비영리 연구 프로젝트로, 급여는 지급되지 않습니다.

관심 있으신 분들은 이메일로 간단한 자기소개서와 포트폴리오를 보내주시기 바랍니다.
e-mail to: office@massstudies.com

APAP website: http://apap.anyang.go.kr/
Related Link: http://www.vmspace.com/kor/sub_emagazin ... ;idx=10478

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APAP 2010 
July 16, 2009

Minsuk Cho is a guest speaker at the APAP2010, 1st Conference: Ecology of Urban Development: Working with Communities.

"APAP", the abbreviation for Anyang Public Art Project, promotes urban planning led by art and culture. Based upon this planning, APAP carries out its mission to infuse vitality to the city for the local community and provide citizens with a creative environment. APAP differentiates itself from other outdoor sculptures that have been detatched from local community due to their out-of-contextness and placeness. APAP2010 is organized by the artistic director Kyong Park.

Beginning from year 2005, APAP holds bi-annually. The inauguration will take place in October 2010.

Location: Anyang University
Duration: 16/07/2009~18/07/2009

APAP website: http://apap.anyang.go.kr/
Related article: http://www.kfm.co.kr/news/section_news_ ... la=economy
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CTBUH 2009 Best Tall Building awards - Finalist 
June 30, 2009

Boutique Monaco - Missing Matrix Building has been recognized as a “finalist” in the CTBUH 2009 Best Tall Building awards for the Asia&Australasia region.
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emio greco | pc project - BEYOND 
April 10, 2009

emio greco | pc project - BEYOND

Stage Design By Minsuk Cho

8 PM April 10th, 2009
@ Seongnam Art Center Opera House


March 4, 2009

Mass Studies wins the competition to build the Korea Pavilion for the World Expo in Shanghai 2010!

The project has been updated on the website. Check it out!

BOUTIQUE MONACO: Emporis Skyscraper Silver Award 2008 
January 21, 2009

Mass Studies' Boutique Monaco (Missing Matrix Building) was just announced the Silver Award winner of the Emporis Skyscraper Award 2008 (Frankfurt, Germany).

Gold Award: Tange Associates, Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower (Tokyo, Japan)
Silver Award: Mass Studies, Boutique Monaco (Seoul, Korea)
Bronze Award: KPF, Shanghai World Financial Center (Shanghai, China)

Top 10 Skyscrapers of 2008
1. Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower, Tokyo, Japan (77 points)
2. Boutique Monaco, Seoul, South Korea (41 points)
3. Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China (29 points)
4. Torre Caja Madrid, Madrid, Spain (24 points)
5. Bahrain World Trade Center, Manama, Bahrain (21 points)
6. The Broadgate Tower, London, U.K. (21 points)
7. Tornado Tower, Doha, Qatar (17 points)
8. Grand Lisboa, Macao, China (12 points)
9. Pangu Plaza Office Building, Beijing, China (10 points)
10. 600 North Fairbanks, Chicago, U.S. (8 points)

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December 18, 2008

Mass Studies wins the competition for the Korean Pavilion for the Shanghai Expo 2010!

More information will be updated soon.

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